Golfers Finish Third at UCF Challenge

March 11, 2008

The second-ranked UCLA women's golf team finished third at the UCF Challenge Tuesday and two Bruins placed in the Top 10 individually.

UCLA posted the best team score of the day -- 286 (-2) -- and finished with a three-day total of 863 (-1). Duke won the tournament with a score of 851 (-13), followed by Purdue at 860 (-4). Florida placed fourth at 865 (+1) and USC was fifth at 868 (+4).

In the final round, three Bruins posted scores under par, led by freshman Maria Jose Uribe and sophomore Sydnee Michaels who carded rounds of two-under par 70. Uribe tied for seventh at 213 (-3) and Michaels tied for 18th at 217 (+1). Freshman Glory Yang signed for a 71 (-1) and tied for 36th at 221 (+5). Junior Tiffany Joh carded a score of 75 (+3) and tied for 10th at 214 (-2). Junior Ryann O'Toole tied for 67th at 227 (+11) after posting a score of 77 (+5).

Duke's Alison Whitaker won the event with an eight-under par score of 208. She posted an even par score of 72 in the final round.

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